Giving you the competitive advantage.
At Nardello & Co., we deliver customized business intelligence solutions that help our clients navigate safely through politically challenging environments, including those where opaque governments and systemic corruption present significant operational challenges.
We work with our clients to minimize risk.
In a global business environment, finding a way to close information gaps to make informed decisions has become increasingly important. Equally as important is finding a political risk advisory firm to rely on, which has led clients to retain us time and again for our strategic intelligence and risk mitigation services across the globe.
We not only understand the need to access information in real time, but to do so ethically and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
As a leading risk management firm, our political risk and strategic intelligence management services help clients gain a competitive edge by leveraging the experience of our multi-disciplinary business intelligence team and utilizing our global network of confidential sources. With offices in New York, London, Washington DC, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Milan, and Dubai, our team works worldwide in every type of business environment.
Corporations use our political risk and strategic intelligence consulting services to identify, assess, and manage:
- New Market Entry
We identify, assess, and help you manage:
- the real risks to a proposed investment
- the most powerful established players and their likely responses to you
- the authorities’ attitudes towards you
- the geopolitical and regulatory risks
- Pre-Transaction Due Diligence
We help you determine:
- who can deliver in a new territory without damaging your reputation
- whether potential partners or agents are politically exposed persons
- Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement in Tenders and Privatizations
- whether a genuine situation or a “shoe-in” situation exists
- who the real decision makers and stakeholders are and how to approach them
- whether a bid is worth the effort and cost.
- Political Risk Mitigation
We help you identify and manage:
- reasons for delays, unforeseen costs, and problems with local and national authorities
- difficulties in obtaining critical licences and permits
- labor and local community engagements
- international scrutiny and difficulties in raising finance
- the potential for regime change
- Government and Sanctions Advisory
We help you:
- avoid unwelcome attention from governments or regulators
- identify which countries are in lawmakers’ sights
- assess the exposure of agents and partners to sanctions violations
- Environmental, Societal, and Governance Assistance
- supply chains to ensure compliance with stated ESG policies such as human rights, climate change, management conduct, and modern slavery
- allegations of breaches of ESG policies and procedures by overseas subsidiaries, subcontractors, or suppliers
We can recommend which investors or other sources you should consider approaching and the best ways to maximize your chances of success. We seek to identify the motives and agendas of political activists, the likely outcome of pending litigation where rule of law is not guaranteed, and the likelihood in a jurisdiction that a judgment is enforceable.
Trusted by Fortune 500 companies and prominent individuals around the world.
At Nardello & Co., our goal is to provide you with actionable intelligence and informed recommendations. We strive to provide thoughtful, ethically obtained insights that allow you to manage risk in a global business environment.
Our reputational due diligence services include:
- Pre-transaction investigations of individuals and entities to determine the suitability and reputation of potential business partners
- FCPA and other anti-corruption-related due diligence on potential third parties, agents, and partners
- Pre-appointment investigations of executive and board member candidates
- Self-due diligence of individuals and entities to prepare them for the scrutiny accompanying public or private offerings
Knowledge is power.
Protecting your interests requires looking beneath the surface to discover hidden facts. With business due diligence, the deeper you dig, the better positioned you are to make informed decisions.
We believe every case is different.
We strive to provide enhanced due diligence services that are customized to obtain the best possible results. By leveraging the skills and experience of our professionals, we tailor our methodology to develop a due diligence investigation strategy best suited to our clients’ needs. Whatever your specific needs are, we will work with you to ensure that you have the information you need to make an informed decision.